The Bachelors Of Broken Hill (U)

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Among the 28,000 inhabitants of Broken Hill there stalks a killer. Already two elderly bachelors have died horribly from cyanide poisoning. Now, two months later, Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte faces a cold trail - no motive, no clues. So Bony waits for what he believes to be inevitable - a third killing.

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Peter is a voiceover artist and actor with over thirty years of stage, television, and film credits, in Australia and in Europe. He has toured Australia with a variety of stage shows and appeared on TV in Something in the Air, Ponderosa, and Last Man Standing. Film appearances include Pride (shot in Japan), Siam Sunset, The Wog Boy, Razor Eaters, and Personality Plus. For Bolinda Audio he has also narrated Arthur Upfield's Venom House, Winds of Evil, and Mr Jelly's Business.

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Australian Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) is a singular character. When elderly bachelors are being poisoned one by one, Bony is sent to Broken Hill to get to the bottom of it. His personality and unconventional methods of detection arouse people's curiosity. All the victims have in common is having been single and having had a tendency to gobble their food, making for messy clothing. Narrator Peter Hosking's melodious voice covers roguish characters, Aussie, Irish, and Aboriginal. He enhances Bony's technique of using hypnosis to coax witnesses to remember clues. Barmaids, burglars, and a magician are cleverly presented by Hosking. Upfield and Hosking keep listeners guessing until the last minute of this oddly fascinating mystery. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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